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    A Former IRS Senior Prosecutor Attorney, Chip Hider's Tax Legal Defense Practice specializes in complex IRS Settlements in Civil Tax Audits, Collections, Appeals and Tax Litigation with the IRS;and Defense advice and representation in IRS criminal tax investigations, based on more than 40 years of expertise, including as a prosecutor with IRS Chief Counsel's Trial Offices in Miami and Dallas.

    Chip Hider is rated highly by his professional peers for engaging in representation of clients ethically and with excellence. He is an IRS problem solver,getting excellent results for clients through confidential advice in many areas, including:
    -IRS Civil and Criminal investigations,
    -Criminal Plea Bargain Agreements, Probation Conferences and Sentencing Hearings,
    -Civil tax Litigation in U.S. Tax Court and U.S. District Courts
    -Offshore Foreign Accounts and FBAR penalties,
    -Voluntary Disclosures, Unfiled and Amended Returns,
    -Employment Taxes and Personal Civil Penalties,
    -Bankruptcy Tax issues,
    -"Hobby" Loss issues (horse breeding, cattle, and other IRS agricultural tax challenges,
    -Abusive Trusts( Civil and Criminal Issues),
    -Corporate and Partnership business tax,
    -Estate and Gift tax,
    -IRS Compromises and Settlements, and
    -Penalty Discounts, Reductions , Abatements including FBARs,fraud, negligence, late filing and paying and many other penalties.

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    Hider & Associates P.C.
    Dallas, Texas, USA 75231
    Tax Lawyer
    Law Firm - National
    1989 - Present
    Civil And Criminal Tax Investigations, Controversies and Litigation against the IRS/USA;
    IRS Audits , Collections and Appeals; Tax Lien Issues:
    Negotiate IRS Settlements: Examination/Audits and Appeals;
    Offers In Compromise; Penalties Reduced or Abated;
    IRS Foreign Bank Account Investigations/Voluntary Disclosures/Immunity Procedures;
    IRS Summons in Civil and Criminal Tax Investigations;
    Innocent Spouse; Income Tax; Employment Tax; Estate &Gift Tax; Excise Taxes;
    Bankruptcy Tax Litigation and Settlements
    Jones, Brutsche, Hider, Thoeming & Peele
    Dallas, Texas, USA 75231
    Law Firm - National
    1986 - 1989
    Civil and Criminal Tax Controversies and Litigation against IRS / USA
    Hider & Associates
    Dallas, Texas, USA 75231
    Tax Lawyer
    Law Firm - National
    1981 - 1985
    Civil and Criminal Tax Law , Bankruptcy Tax, Business, and Probate Private Practice
    Associate Attorney
    Dallas, Texas, USA
    Smith & Rector
    Law Firm - Local
    Tax, Real Estate, Business
    Internal Revenue Service/Chief Counsel's Office
    Dallas, Texas, USA
    Senior Civil and Criminal Tax Prosecutor
    Represented IRS in Tax Court Litigation and Settlements; Criminal Tax Investigations and Prosecutions: and General Tax Litigation involving U.S District Court Litigation , Tax Lien Priority Technical Advice To IRS Collection Division; Florida and Texas State Probate Court Tax Claims Litigation; U.S. Bankruptcy Court Claims Litigation; Advisory Services to IRS Executives In District Offices and I.R. Service Centers Serving Miami ,Florida , Dallas , Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas.
    U.S. Army, Air Defense Group
    El Paso, Texas, USA
    1st LT/ JAG Legal Officer
    1st LT. Forward Area Weapons, Air Defense Artillery;
    Judge Advocate Certified for General Courts Martials;
    Drug Abuse Officer responsible for Education, Advisory Services, and Personal Advisor to Air Defense Group Commanding Officer and Consulting to Battallion Officers, NCOs and Enlisted Men in 5000 member 15th Air Defense Group,Fort Bliss, Texas, consisting of 6 Battalions.
    Honorable Discharge; followed by 4 years U.S. Army Active Reserves, JAG Legal Officer, Miami, FLA. and Dallas , TX


    LLM, Taxation Law 1978
    Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law
    Dallas, Texas, United States
    AV Pre-Eminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

    Empathy Community Leadership Award for Global Citizen Diplomacy Program, World Cultural Alliance, 1993
    JD, Law 1969
    Indiana University School of Law - Bloomington
    Bloomington, Indiana, United States
    Graduated in Top 25% of Class
    BA, Business Administration 1966
    Vanderbilt University
    Nashville, Tennessee, United States
    Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity
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